Joe Mixon, RB (CIN)

Logs limited practice

Mixon (ankle) was listed as a limited practice participant Wednesday, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports.

Prior to Wednesday's practice, coach Zac Taylor noted that Mixon's ankle injury benefited from the rest he's had over the last couple of days, but the running back's practice reps will be managed this week, nonetheless, Ben Baby of ESPN.com reports. While Mixon is trending toward playing Sunday against the Lions, Samaje Perine, who saw an expanded role in Week 5 with Mixon's touches limited versus Green Bay, is currently on the Reserve/COVID-19 list.

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Chris Evans

RB | CIN

Scores first NFL touchdown

Evans rushed four times for 18 yards and brought in all three targets for 49 yards and a touchdown in the Bengals' 34-11 win over the Lions on Sunday.

Tee Higgins

WR | CIN

Three catches in win

Higgins secured three of six targets for 44 yards in the Bengals' 34-11 win over the Lions on Sunday.

Joe Mixon

RB | CIN

Productive with 23 touches

Mixon rushed 18 times for 94 yards and secured five of six targets for 59 yards and a touchdown in the Bengals' 34-11 win over the Lions on Sunday. He also committed a fumble but recovered.

Joe Burrow

QB | CIN

Three touchdown passes in win

Burrow completed 19 of 29 passes for 271 yards with three touchdowns and one interception in the Bengals' 34-11 win over the Lions on Sunday. He also rushed five times for 20 yards.

Joe Mixon

RB | CIN

Suits up Sunday

Mixon (ankle) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Lions, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports.

Samaje Perine

RB | CIN

Not playing Sunday

Perine was not activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list and thus will not be eligible to play Sunday against the Lions.

Joe Mixon

RB | CIN

Set for lead role

The Bengals did not activate Samaje Perine from the reserve/COVID-19 list meaning Mixon (ankle) is expected to carry the full workload Sunday against the Lions.

Chris Evans

RB | CIN

May be No. 2 RB in Week 6

Evans may serve as the Bengals' No. 2 running back behind Joe Mixon (ankle) on Sunday at Detroit if Samaje Perine (illness) isn't activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list by 4:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, Kelsey Conway of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.